• EF BRIEFS: Impax; CBL Markets; Urban development

    19 October 2016

    Impax Asset Management has completed the sale of a 107.7MW portfolio of wind farms in Finland to German insurer Allianz. The sale price was not disclosed.

  • Carbon trading could slash cost of meeting Paris targets, says World Bank

    18 October 2016

    International carbon trading could help countries meet their domestic emission reduction plans, which support the UN's Paris Agreement on climate change, the World Bank said.

  • Latin America eyes a price on carbon emissions

    03 October 2016

    More than two-thirds of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean plan to use carbon pricing to help them meet their commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change, said James Close, director of the World Bank's climate change group.

  • Impact investment fund reaches first close

    15 September 2016

    A carbon fund that will help provide clean energy and water to impoverished households has reached a first close.

  • World Bank launches sustainable development bonds

    14 September 2016

    The World Bank has launched two 'sustainable development' bonds targeted at Italian retail investors.

  • Helping cities in developing countries benefit from the green bond market

    05 September 2016

    There are numerous ways in which cities in the 'global South' can tap into the green bond market, argues Padraig Oliver

  • Green bond market breaks through $150bn barrier

    22 August 2016

    The total amount of capital raised by green bonds has surpassed $150 billion, as the rapidly evolving market continues to set new records.

  • Moody's issues first GBA of a US 'muni' bond

    11 August 2016

    Moody's has issued its first Green Bond Assessment (GBA) of a US municipal green bond.

  • EF BRIEFS: Tesla, BNP Paribas, World Bank, NextEnergy

    01 August 2016

    Electric car company Tesla has agreed to buy SolarCity, a leading provider of small-scale solar energy installations for $2. 6 billion.

  • No evidence of green bonds outperforming, says SocGen

    27 July 2016

    The relative youth of the green bond market and the modest number of issuers, mean it is not yet possible to claim that such bonds outperform their vanilla counterparts, said Societe Generale analyst Bob Buhr.